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“Sometimes a cake mix comes in handy for a quick dessert - this is a delicious one I might add!! If you use the lemon cake mix, add 2 tsp lemon juice to cream cheese mixture before baking, very good!!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven ot 350°F.
  2. In a 13x9-inch metal pan, melt margarine in oven. Do not allow melted margarine to brown. Tip pan to evenly coat, then pour melted margarine into a medium mixing bowl.
  3. Add cake mix. Add 2 eggs. Using an electric mixer, on low speed, mix ingredients, mix ingredients thoroughly. Batter will be very thick. Spread evenly over the bottom of the prepared pan.
  4. Measure 1/4 cup of the confectioners sugar into small bowl and set aside.
  5. In a deep mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese. Slowly add the remaining confectioners sugar and continue to beat. Add the remaining 2 eggs, and beat until smooth. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the cake mixture, spreading to all sides to cover.
  6. Sift the 1/4 cup confectioners sugar over the top.
  7. Bake at 350F for no more than 35 minutes, or until top is light brown. Allow to cool 2 hours before cutting. Refrigerate. (may be left in pan).

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